President, Commercial Operations
Mike Farmer is president of commercial operations at Builders FirstSource. He oversees the company’s health and safety programs, millwork and components sales and operations, marketing strategy, pro remodel segment, installed services, operational excellence and innovation, sales excellence, and real estate. In this role, Mr. Farmer is responsible for leading the implementation of commercial operations best practices to create sustainable growth and drive innovation through best in class manufacturing capabilities in components, millwork, and READY-FRAME®, while providing an exceptional customer experience.
Prior to the merger of Builders FirstSource and BMC, Mr. Farmer served as executive vice president of operational excellence, people and growth at BMC. Before that, he worked as the company’s senior vice president of human resources. Mr. Farmer joined Stock Building Supply in 2006, which merged with BMC in 2015, as a member of its human resources department. Prior to that, Mr. Farmer held a number of leadership positions at ATX-CoreComm.
Mr. Farmer earned his bachelor’s degree from Hope College and master’s degree from Michigan State University, and he has completed executive development programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and at Harvard University. Mr. Farmer is also a notable leader of the Triangle Area Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.